Tag Fair Housing Act

Seventh Circuit Holds That When Multiple Issues are Heard in a Condemnation Case, That Issue Preclusion Prevents Rehearing the Individual Issues

The Seventh Circuit recently opined about an important procedural issue in condemnation cases in New West, L.P. v. City of Joliet, No. 17-2865 (7th Cir May 23, 2018). In October 2005, the City filed an eminent-domain suit in state court… Continue Reading →

Why Lenders are Immune from Claims of Devaluing Property Tax Bases under the Fair Housing Act

In the wake of the Great Recession, many local governments have suffered from decreased revenues as property values—and property taxes—have plummeted around the country.  Many people blame the banks for plummeting property values through discriminatory lending practices.  Last week, the… Continue Reading →

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